“Raising awareness on the sustainability of artificial intelligence”

The Sustainable AI Lab brings together researchers from various backgrounds to conduct projects aimed at:

- measuring & assessing the environmental impact of AI
- ways of making AI systems more sustainable
- addressing AI in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Bonn Sustainable AI Lab is an initiative of Prof. Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe, director of Bonn University’s Institute of Science and Ethics. It is funded by her Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for Applied Ethics of AI, which was awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and is endowed by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research.

Video material:

  • Promotion video about the Humboldt Professorship (YouTube)
  • Interview with Prof. Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe explaining what Sustainable AI means to her (YouTube)

Latest news:

  • Bonn Sustainable AI Conference 2023: "Sustainable AI Across Borders"
    From 30th May to 1st June 2023, the Bonn Sustainable AI Lab organized its second conference dedicated to the topic of Sustainable AI with the theme Sustainable AI Across Borders.
    Click here for the YouTube playlist.
    A recap with many pictures is available at the IWE's website.
    Visit the conference website for more information: